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MON JAN 17 – BABY PICASSOS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Parents and little ones ages 2 and under are invited to some fun painting. Empty pizza boxes donated by Papa Johns of Jasper will be used. All materials and age appropriate paint will be available. Registration requested.

MON JAN 17 – STORY HOUR AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon. For ages 3-5. Theme: Penguins.

MON JAN 17 – MOTIVATION MONDAY AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins after school. All teens welcome. There will be something to enjoy, to do, or to eat.

TUE JAN 18 – FAMILY STORYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m.  Every Tuesday. Everyone welcome.

TUE JAN 18 – CHAIR YOGA AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Class conducted by Chelsea Brewer of Purdue Extension. Activity is accessible for all abilities. Registration is preferred at www.jdcpl.us.

TUE JAN 18 – TINY TOT PLAYTIME AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 11 a.m. No registration necessary. Older siblings are welcome.

TUE JAN 18 – ROBOTICS LAB OPEN HOUSE AT VUJC – The open house is scheduled from 2-3 p.m. in the CTOM building on the Vincennes University-Jasper Campus. The COBOT demonstrations will be made by Telamon Robotics. No need to register. Free and open to everyone.

TUE JAN 18 – TEEN SPACE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 3-5 p.m. Participants will make a tie dye pencil case. For ages 11-18. Snacks provided.

TUE JAN 18 – CREATIVE CORNER AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Held every Tuesday after school. For teens to create to their heart’s content.

TUE JAN 18 – BILINGUAL STORYTIME AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Begins at 5:30 p.m. Guest reader Tim LaGrange will read Here Are My Hands in English and Spanish. A craft activity will follow. All ages welcome.

TUE JAN 18 – ADVENTURESCAPES: THE NETHERLANDS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 6 p.m. All adults welcome for an adventure escape and explore a different country each month. Participants will use their senses to travel and enjoy a new destination. Adventure will include crafts, snacks, and spices of the region. Registration required.

TUE JAN 18 – TAI CHI CLASS AT COUNTY MUSEUM – Scheduled from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every  Tuesday in room three at the Dubois County Museum, in Jasper. Tai Chi Master Joe Weigant is taking all registrations and collecting fees. To register email joe@tristateholisticwellness.com or on Facebook at Facebook.com/joey.weigantFacebook.com/tri-stateholisticwellness.

WED JAN 19 – JASPER LIONS CLUB MEETS – Meeting begins at noon every Wednesday at the Jasper Knights of Columbus. New members always welcome. First year free to all newcomers. For additional information about the Jasper Lions Club call 812 309-9548.

WED JAN 19 – THU JAN 20 – MAKERSPACE OFFICE HOURS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-4 p.m. MakerSpace office hours allow Makers to stop by and get more assistance with DIY projects and answers to questions. Call ahead or drop by for help.

WED JAN 19 – COMPUTER ASSISTANCE AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Scheduled from 1-2 p.m. Assistance available to everyone.

WED JAN 19 – FRIENDS OF JASPER LIBRARY KICKOFF MEETING – Begins at 3 p.m. All members and friends are invited to meeting to discuss upcoming donations to the library, fundraising/event ideas, and 2022 membership drive. New members are welcome.

WED JAN 19 – TEEN SPACE AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 3-5 p.m. Adulting 101 for ages 11-18. Participants will make a budget. For ages 11-18. Snacks provided.

WED JAN 19 – UNBOOK CLUB FOR TEENS MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 4 p.m. All teens and tweens invited to this free event. The first 15 to arrive will receive an unboxing kit to go along with the book theme. Participants allowed to read whatever book they want that fits within the genre or them of the month and then rate their books as read worthy or not. Activities and snacks that fit with the theme of the month. Registration not required.

WED JAN 19 – KNOT JUST KNITTING AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 5:30 p.m. Group of knitters/crocheters/weavers/in general crafters that will be meeting monthly to share in projects, patterns, and friendly conversation while working on individual projects.

WED JAN 19 – ADULT BOOK CLUB MEETS AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 6:30 p.m. All adults welcome. For additional information call 812 367-1671.

THU JAN 20 – RESERVATION DEADLINE FOR COUNTY MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP DINNER – The annual Dubois County Museum Membership Dinner will be held Thursday, January 27. Doors open at 6 p.m. The catered meal will be served at 6:30. The meal cost is $25. Dinner theme is Supporting Our Community With Old Paths and New Directions. Arnie Mehringer will be speak on the theme and share some of his memories of meeting people at the museum. Reservation deadline is Thursday, January 20. To register call 812 634-7733.aaaaaaaaaaaaa

THU JAN 20 – BABY/TODDLER PLAYTIME AT JASPER LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. Parents/caregivers and their little ones invited for socializing during Playtime. Age appropriate toys and books will be available in the programming room to enjoy some time with other children and parents/caregivers. No registration required.

THU JAN 20 – PENGUIN BOWLING AT HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY – Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the children’s section. For ages 2-7. Participants roll “snowballs” to knock down the penguins.

THU JAN 20 – STORIES FOR LITTLES AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – Begins at 10 a.m. All littles welcome.

THU JAN 20 – AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB MEETS AT JASPER LIBRARY – Meeting begins at 3 p.m. New members welcome. Book copies available at the library. This months book to be discussed is Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson.

THU JAN 20 – CURIOSITY CAFE FOR TEENS OPEN AT JASPER LIBRARY – Opens at 4 p.m. Teens will enjoy a variety of different activities each week including snacks, crafts, and games.

THU JAN 20 – ADULT CRAFT AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Begins at 4 p.m. Participants will paint rocks to create a “rock” cactus garden in a painted Terra Cotta pot. For ages 18 and up. Pre-registration required.

THU JAN 20 – FARMHOUSE BEAD DECOR AT FERDINAND LIBRARY – The adult craft class begins at 6 p.m. Registration required.

FRI JAN 21 – BIES-KISSEL EXHIBIT IN THYEN-CLARK CENTER ENDS – The exhibit featuring the work of local artists Clare Backer Bies and Romy Kissel, which opened in December at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center, will close at days end Friday, January 21. The exhibit, which features brightly colored pottery and more, is an expression of Bies and Kissel’s journey together as they challenged themselves to see their world through a different lens.” The galleries at the Thyen-Clark Culture Center are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays. School groups, clubs, and students are welcome. Free admission, donations appreciated.

FRI JAN 21 – ROCK OUT WITH ROKENBOK! AT DUBOIS LIBRARY – Scheduled from 3-4 p.m. For students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades who will learn to build remote controlled, simple machines in this 3-part robotics class. Pre-registration required. Space is limited so early registration encouraged.

FRI JAN 21 – HARRY POTTER & THE SORCERER’S STONE AT ASTRA THEATRE – Curtain time 7 p.m. at the legendary Astra Theatre, on the square in downtown Jasper. Everyone welcome.


HUNTINGBURG LIBRARY SEEKING HELP – The Huntingburg Public Library is asking the general public to help plan the future of the library. Persons are asked to fill out a brief 10-15 minute survey. Your answers will be completely anonymous. Questions with an asterisk (*) indicate an answer is required. To obtain a copy of the survey CLICK HERE

THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER SEEKING VOLUNTEERS – The Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Center is a not-for-profit, accredited organization whose purpose is to improve the bodies, minds, and spirits of children and adults with disabilities through the use of therapeutic horsemanship. Volunteers assist the certified riding instructors to ensure directions are being carried out to the best of their ability. They also assist with barn duties, fundraising efforts, and various activities associated with the center. No experience necessary. Volunteers are asked to give about 90 minutes of time one evening per week. Training will be provided. The next session for riders will begin in the middle of August, two sessions each Wednesday and Thursday evening. To volunteer or for additional information call 812 631-9453

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